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From:
Andy Dougherty
Date:
March 28, 2021 04:30
Subject:
Re: on changing perl's behavior
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20210328043034.GA7344@dendrite.phys.lafayette.edu
On Sat, Mar 27, 2021 at 04:49:15PM -0400, Ricardo Signes wrote:
> Hi!  I said I would try to start going through, piece by piece, what I think is a viable way to plan for the future of Perl.  


> So I think, after saying all this, the first big question is:  Is there a general agreement that there are kinds of changes we've made (or will make) to the language that we can ease into making the default, through some multi-step process?  We may need to hash out individual changes' paths forward, but if there is an overwhelming opposition to changing these sorts of defaults *at all*, then I think a lot of this conversation has to be entirely reconsidered.

I would agree with that, and $* is a good complex example.

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    Andy Dougherty		doughera@lafayette.edu

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